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The Game (1984)

| Horror | 1984 (USA)
Three bored millionaires gather nine people in an old mansion, and give them a proposition--if they can meet and conquer their biggest fears, they'll get one million dollars in cash.

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Tom Blair ...
Jonathon
Jim Iaquinta ...
Joe
Carol Perry ...
Maude
Stuart Osborne ...
George
Don Arthur ...
Horace
Debbie Martin ...
Karen
Lori Minnetti ...
Cindy (as Lori Minneti)
Pamela Rohleder ...
Shelly
Randy Hicks ...
Randy Sue
Ronnie Hicks ...
Ronnie
Aaron Harper ...
Aaron
J.D. Beckman ...
J.D.
Alan G. Rainer ...
Felix (as Alan Rainer)
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Three bored millionaires gather nine people in an old mansion, and give them a proposition--if they can meet and conquer their biggest fears, they'll get one million dollars in cash.

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The Northernaire Resort, where this movie was filmed, was torn down in 1995. See more »

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Flipped shot: When the man with the gun is searching for the millionaires in the basement, the exit sign is backwards. See more »

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Very 80's and very strange!
23 June 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Well this was certainly a weird little film. Very low budget, very bad actors, very 80's...very strange!

The plot is basically just a confusing rehash of House on Haunted Hill. 3 eccentric millionaires invite a group of people to stay at their mansion to face their greatest fears. The last one gets a million dollars. Pretty straight forward, but they still manage to make it a jumbled, confusing mess. At one point near the end, the narrator even admits he doesn't have a clue what's happening!

The actors are exactly what you'd expect to see in a low budget 80's horror flick, which is to say that they couldn't act their way out of a wet paper bag. They do have some amusing lines, including the best pick-up line ever "I had a vasectomy!".

Really though, this isn't an awful film considering. It's interesting to watch, because you really have no idea what's going to happen from one scene to the next. Really odd and poorly made film, but still entertaining in it's own way.

5.5/10


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